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The Story of CJ: Christopher Jackson and Veronica Vazquez-Jackson aren't content to be just great parents to their autistic son—they're also using their celebrity to show other...

Firpo-Cappiello, Robert

Neurology Now . 13(4):16-21, August/September 2017.

Christopher Jackson and Veronica Vazquez-Jackson aren't content to be just great parents to their autistic son—they're also using their celebrity to show other parents the way.

A Recipe for Life: When cookbook author and MasterChef winner Christine Ha lost her eyesight to a rare autoimmune disease, she thought her life was over. It turns out, it was just ...

Firpo-Cappiello, Robert

Neurology Now . 13(3):16-20, June/July 2017.

When cookbook author and MasterChef winner Christine Ha lost her eyesight to a rare autoimmune disease, she thought her life was over. It turns out, it was just beginning.

Game Theory: How do video games affect the developing brains of children and teens?

Paturel, Amy

Neurology Now . 10(3):32-36, June/July 2014.

How do video games affect the developing brain? Researchers and gamers discuss the addictive qualities of video games and how they may alter the structure of young brains—often, for worse. Neurologists also provide tips and warning signs for parents to reduce their child's risk for video game addiction.

Having His Say: Spasmodic dysphonia rendered Dilbert creator Scott Adams nearly speechless for three years. Now that surgery has restored his voice, he speaks up for others with...

Roberts-Grey, Gina

Neurology Now . 12(4):26-29, August/September 2016.

Spasmodic dysphonia rendered Dilbert creator Scott Adams nearly speechless for three years. After surgery restored his voice, he began speaking up for others with the disorder.

Stronger After Stroke: Fifty years ago, doctors and researchers thought recovery from stroke was limited. Today, they know that survivors have a lot more control over their own...

Shaw, Gina

Neurology Now . 12(5):32-37, October/November 2016.

Fifty years ago, doctors and researchers thought recovery from stroke was limited. Today, they know that survivors have a lot more control over their own recovery. Here's how to ensure the best possible outcome.

The Brain Needs Blood: Vascular cognitive impairment, one of the most common forms of dementia, may be preventable.

Paturel, Amy

Neurology Now . 9(1):27-30, February-March 2013.

Often mistaken for Alzheimer's disease, vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) is one of the most common forms of cognitive impairment and dementia. The good news? VCI may be preventable. Learn how VCI is diagnosed and treated, what research is in the works, and how VCI might be prevented.

ProtectYour Pregnancy: Certain neurologic conditions are treated with drugs that may be dangerous or inappropriate for women of reproductive age. We asked experts about the risks...

Gorman, Megan Othersen

Neurology Now . 11(5):48-53, October/November 2015.

Certain neurologic conditions are treated with drugs that may be dangerous for women of reproductive age. We asked the experts about the risks and the alternatives.

A Mother's Love

Shaw, Gina

Neurology Now . 10(1):28-32, February/March 2014.

Tracy Dixon-Salazar was a stay-at-home mom until her toddler, Savannah, started experiencing uncontrolled and frequent seizures, which turned out to be symptoms of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. In search of treatment, Dixon-Salazar set out on a journey that took her from junior college to a Ph.D. in neuroscience. As a genetic researcher, Dr. Dixon-Salazar has found a way to reduce Savannah's seizures dramatically.

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